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Goose Island Bourbon County variants

Discussion in 'US - Midwest' started by mmulebarn, Nov 23, 2013.

  1. We went to Clybourn. The Cherry rye was gone in about 5 minutes.
     
  2. NeedBeerHere

    NeedBeerHere Initiate (0) Minnesota Nov 21, 2013

    I have heard at least one store say they were going to get some Bramble in but things may have changed. It sounded like they did. I think it's on some of the order forms but just because you order something doesn't mean you are going to get it. I'm sure many stores had the same experience as the distributors didn't know what they were going to get.
     
  3. chrisp450

    chrisp450 Savant (300) Minnesota Oct 23, 2012

    Hmm... considering they don't know the name of the beer, I'm not sure how much stock I would put in them.
     
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  4. NeedBeerHere

    NeedBeerHere Initiate (0) Minnesota Nov 21, 2013

    I can assure you they know what they are talking about. They know the name of the beer. Just cause I shorted the name and said Bramble doesn't mean everybody shouldn't know what we were talking about. You sure did and given this guy runs a well respected shop and is the beer buyer. I would give him the benefit of the doubt.

    Edit: Looking at the bottle I guess it doesn't say Bramble but just Backyard Rye. It seems everybody has been referring to it as Bramble. Maybe I'm just delusional?
     
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  5. chrisp450

    chrisp450 Savant (300) Minnesota Oct 23, 2012

    Just making a joke.

    Hostile thread!
     
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  6. I had a Propietors show up today with no problems as well. It was really really cold though when I took it out of the box. I was sweating all day today when I found out it was delivered.
     
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  7. AnalogErik

    AnalogErik Savant (470) Minnesota Jul 23, 2013

    Well, this warm snapped probably helped! (only in minnesota is 14 degrees a warm snap)
     
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  8. BCBS on tap tomorrow at Noon at Lyndale Taphouse per social media

    Imperial Invasion at the Lyndale Tap House!

    Starting Friday, the 13th, at Noon.

    We will be tapping up 9 Imperial Stouts that you don't want to miss!

    Surly Brewing Company Darkness 2012 and 2013
    Goose Island Brewery Bourbon County Stout
    Hinterland Brewery Restaurant & Lounge Bourbon Barrel Stout
    Great Lakes Brewing Company Black Out Stout
    Left Hand Brewing Company Wake Up Dead
    Clown Shoes Beer Very Angry Beast
    Summit Brewing Company Rebellion Stout
    New Holland Brewing Co. Dragon's Milk

    Which one are you gonna have first?
     
  9. sacrelicio

    sacrelicio Initiate (0) Minnesota Feb 15, 2005

    Welcome to the Midwest forum. We're known for taking things too seriously and being passive aggressive.
     
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  10. runfoodrun

    runfoodrun Savant (325) Minnesota Jun 18, 2008

    True...and be careful what you say about Saga.
     
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  11. AnalogErik

    AnalogErik Savant (470) Minnesota Jul 23, 2013

    DID SOMEONE SAY SAGA?!
     
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  12. I just bought 12 bottles of Saga. Mmmmmmmm
     
  13. hamham

    hamham Aficionado (170) Minnesota Oct 26, 2011

  14. Bond111

    Bond111 Savant (335) Minnesota Feb 14, 2011

    Saga doesn't get enough credit, especially when we're talking about barrel aged stouts.
     
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  15. Douggo

    Douggo Savant (295) Minnesota Oct 24, 2009

    I know, right? How many barrel aged stouts can you get in a 12-pack at this price?
     
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  16. sacrelicio

    sacrelicio Initiate (0) Minnesota Feb 15, 2005

    Why buy anything else ever?
     
  17. sacrelicio

    sacrelicio Initiate (0) Minnesota Feb 15, 2005

    I still think that Saga should be an official unit of currency for the Midwest forum.

    "Abrasive for 16.99 at Heritage Liquor" doesn't tell me shit.

    "Abrasive for 17.00417014178482 Sagas at Heritage Liquor" tells me what I need to know.

    If it catches on, it could be the official currency of the MN beer scene.
     
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  18. LOL yes all value on beer should be broken down in Saga units
     
  19. JJWIGHT

    JJWIGHT Savant (305) Minnesota Feb 14, 2012

    You can open saga and drink it. It maintains it's trade value open or closed.
     
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  20. runfoodrun

    runfoodrun Savant (325) Minnesota Jun 18, 2008

    Saga is the Chuck Norris of IPAs.
     
  21. plumcrazyfx

    plumcrazyfx Savant (450) Minnesota Aug 26, 2010

    Dried up prune that is a shadow of what it used to be, selling crappy execise equipment on infomercials at 3am. I hope Saga's not that. Maybe you were talking CN when he was with Bruce Lee.
     
  22. Ungertaker

    Ungertaker Savant (460) Minnesota Apr 30, 2010

    This has officially evolved into a Saga thread. Nicely done! It's nice that we don't have to worry about chasing trucks to get a Saga fix!
     
  23. runfoodrun

    runfoodrun Savant (325) Minnesota Jun 18, 2008

    Both I quess, depending on what a person thinks of Saga.

    Here Saga has roundhouse kicked GI BC.

    Rumor has it Saga started the fire that burned down Three Floyd's.
     
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  24. sacrelicio

    sacrelicio Initiate (0) Minnesota Feb 15, 2005

    Saga took all the Citra that was supposed to go into Wet this year.

    Undervaluation of Saga currency caused the spike in beer prices over the last 2 years.

    Saga stole all that Pappy Van Winkle this year.

    Saga jealousy is why Goose Island sent less Bourbon County to Minnesota this year.
     
  25. runfoodrun

    runfoodrun Savant (325) Minnesota Jun 18, 2008

    I heard the Cita went into Wet, but Saga sacred it out upon hitting the shelves next to Saga.
     
  26. PieOhMy

    PieOhMy Advocate (505) Minnesota Feb 23, 2013

    George Lucas's inspiration for the original Star Wars trilogy came from drinking a Saga. Yes Star Wars predates Saga. So you think. But Saga transcends space and time!

    I don't claim to understand the Law of Saga, I merely adhere to it.
     
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  27. hamham

    hamham Aficionado (170) Minnesota Oct 26, 2011

    i was told by a friend at a distributor that backyard rye would be hitting stores this week.

    actually no, i wasn't. i just want this thread to be about bcbs again.
     
  28. Steasy66

    Steasy66 Savant (370) Minnesota Feb 23, 2012

    Whether or not Saga is mentioned, all threads are about Saga.
     
  29. hamham

    hamham Aficionado (170) Minnesota Oct 26, 2011

  30. chrisp450

    chrisp450 Savant (300) Minnesota Oct 23, 2012

    Maybe saga doesn't make it past page 10? That would be nice.

    On the backyard discussion... cracked one open yesterday. No Barry, I didn't find it locally, so get out of your car ;)

    An interesting brew. Of The BC stuff, not my favorite, but worth trying. Many will love it.

    Hope it makes its way to MN.
     
  31. I had the keys in the ignition!! I've come to the conclusion that I will have to trade for Backyard as well.
     
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  32. chrisp450

    chrisp450 Savant (300) Minnesota Oct 23, 2012

    Yeah, that's how I got this one. Not going out of my way for another, but will grab one if I run into it.
     
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  33. Bond111

    Bond111 Savant (335) Minnesota Feb 14, 2011

    I had a 3-4oz pour at TG this past weekend, & thought it was lights out good! I like it better than both Bramble & even Cherry Rye. I am losing hope that I'll find this in MN tho...
     
  34. windycitydog

    windycitydog Zealot (80) Kentucky Nov 9, 2010

    Anyone know of any BCS available in Fargo? I'm visiting for Xmas and would love to grab a bottle or bomber.
     
  35. MNPikey

    MNPikey Advocate (500) Minnesota Feb 27, 2011

    It was on the shelves there on black Friday and gone the same day.
     
  36. johnsopa

    johnsopa Disciple (60) Minnesota Jan 29, 2013

    Boozemart in WSP has 10 regular bcbs out on a front shelf. Not sure the limit, but this is as of 10:20am on Thur.
     
  37. maximum12

    maximum12 Champion (755) Minnesota Jan 21, 2008

    Yeaaah. They decided not to put any of the 'special' releases from this month out & planned on releasing them all on Christmas Eve when they opened. Guess they didn't get the rush they expected that morning...but of course, who knows what they really might have done.
     
  38. NeedBeerHere

    NeedBeerHere Initiate (0) Minnesota Nov 21, 2013

    I think a lot of places put it out on Christmas eve. Can't believe it wouldn't have all got sold. I was in a liquor store all day on Christmas eve and it was a shitshow. Soooo many people in and out it was incredible.
     
  39. Diffley Square got a case today of regular today. 1 bottle limit for those of you interested. Still had some as of 4 pm.
     
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  40. dzyneguru

    dzyneguru Savant (360) Minnesota Jan 15, 2010

    Did anyone else here this story that there was an issue with labeling that delayed the distro in the Twin Cities? Just heard that today and was wondering if anyone had info on that. This source says that the Backyard might be hitting town... finally.
     
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